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Leopard on a kill – Maasai Mara 2019

Leopard on a kill – Maasai Mara 2019

Leopard on a kill. This is probably the most famous leopard in the Maasai mara - Fig. She had caught a Topi calf and had eaten most of it. The carcass had been kept high up in a tree but had fallen out. Fig rescued the carcass to prevent the hyenas in the area from...

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Two male lions tussle over a Topi carcass – Maasai Mara 2019

Two male lions tussle over a Topi carcass – Maasai Mara 2019

Two male lions tussle over a Topi carcass. In March it is the start of the rutting season for Topi. They can be so engrossed with the rut that they can accidentally run into lions. This is what probably happened here. The lions seemed to be sharing the spoils until...

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